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November 20, 2012

Foundation awards $12,000 in grants to Enid teachers

ENID, Okla. — Enid Public School Foundation members made passes through 11 schools Tuesday morning, leaving a trail of money in their wake.

In the fall 2012 round of teacher grants, 29 teachers were given 32 grants totaling $12,169.

“The grant allocation committee met Monday, Nov. 12,” said EPSF member Stephanie Shelton. “We considered 97 grants totaling $56,424. Members selected 32 grants for funding.”

The biggest grant went to Enid High School drama coach Linda Outhier, who was given $992 for a wireless headset system.

Glenwood Elementary School teacher Kitty Herbel was awarded five grants, including a signature grant from Dense Mechanical. Herbel’s grants were “Colonial Fun,” $217; “How do you Classify?” $857; “The Past is Cool!” $109; “Reduce, Reuse, Re ... What??” $69; and “Who Was That?” $241.

Emerson Middle School teachers Cindy Moore and Rob Kappus received a grant titled “Geometric Cooperative Play” for $570. It was a signature grant from the Matt Davis family. Gayla Heinrichs, another Emerson teacher, received $800 for her grant “Rhythm, Rhythm, We All Want Rhythm,” made possible by a signature grant from the Bob Costello family.

Teachers given grants at Eisenhower Elementary School were Patricia Long and Teresa Murray.

Other Emerson teachers awarded grants were DeeDee Adams, Stephanie Garis, Gayla Heinrichs and Heather Reames.

At Glenwood, other grants went to Lawana Haynes-Butler, Gina Corderman, Susan Meyer, Lindsey Schroder, Kristi Tebow and Deni Williams.

Hayes Elementary teacher Lisa Bloom was given a grant.

Grants were awarded to Longfellow Middle School teachers Michelle Adams, Lori Palmer, Ann Heathman and Mary Coats.

McKinley Elementary School teachers Shawna Turner and Jennifer Yape also received grants.

At Monroe Elementary School, Cheila Armour and Esther Quillman got grants.

Melissa Ross at Prairie View Elementary School, Wendi Barry at Taft Elementary School and Rhoni Herell at Waller Middle School also were awarded grants.

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